There will be no football, volleyball and competitive cheerleading this fall.
One could make a very good argument that Max Mauro was the best defender to wear a Fox Lane lacrosse uniform.
Basketball has always been a part of Taj Finger’s life. Even when he tried to slip away from the game and into the business world, the allure was just too much to overcome.
As the New York State Public High School Association continues to meet on the immediate future of high school sports during the pandemic, there is evidence of slow but clear progress on solidifying plans.
The voice sounds the same and you can immediately recall the face.
Most fall high school sports should be a “go,” but a few will remain a “no” for now.
No one can say that Kelly Nolan traveled an easy road to play Division 1 lacrosse at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Who would have ever thought that a book relating the story of a crew team in 1936 could be the impetus behind a high school girl of today turning to the sport?
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced this past week that it has pushed the start date for high school scholastic sports to Sept. 21. Practices for fall sports were originally scheduled to commence Aug. 24.
All the hard work in the pool and out, as well as in the classroom, has paid off for John Jay’s Kevin Crane, who will be swimming for Bucknell University of the Patriot League beginning this fall.
Fox Lane’s Tommy Prisco is a perfect match with Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania.
After a standout career on the mat at John Jay, Max Grzymala will carry his passion for wrestling to the next level as a wrestler at Springfield College in Massachusetts.
Fox Lane named their annual senior sports’ awards winners June 18 and honored Quincy Downes as the male athlete of the year, while Natalie Bazyk was tabbed as the top female athlete.
There will be youth sports this summer after all.
Fox Lane’s Unified basketball team had four seniors on this year’s roster — Ella Wright, Dina Geronimo, Jamie Parisi and Matthew Chernis.
“I was looking forward to this spring season of John Jay tennis,” head coach Mark Passman said. “There is a great group of boys that earned a roster spot through a long, hard tryout week. We have a lot of young talent.”
“The John Jay varsity golf team and I were looking forward with great anticipation to this spring season,” head coach Artie Blank said. “Last year, the team finished second in the section. With 10 out of 11 golfers returning, including three All-Section and one All-State golfer, we were pois…
This spring, 11 athletes would have enjoyed their final spring of competing in outdoor track and field for John Jay.
Perhaps no team has felt the impact of the shutting down of schools and ultimate cancellation of the spring sports’ season than the Fox Lane boys’ lacrosse team.
After two consecutive Section I/Class B crowns and last year’s trip to the state championship game, the seniors on the John Jay boys’ lacrosse team were looking to cap off their careers at the school with a state crown this season.
Back when she played for Fox Lane, Abbie Ives, Class of 2016, was regarded as one of the top goalies in all of Section I ice hockey.
Tyler Wishart wasn’t sure if his name would be called as the United States Hockey League began its draft on May 4.
Sean New didn’t know what to expect when the two professional lacrosse leagues held their annual drafts of college players this spring.
“I am grateful for our team’s dedication, hard work, and leadership; that is what makes this season even more difficult,” John Jay softball coach Steve DelMoro said of his senior class. “The off-season training sessions, the workouts, the extra work — players should not feel that it has gone…
A perennial contender for the Section I/Class AA title, Fox Lane was again considered to be one of the best baseball teams in the section this fall.
When school is back in session and high school sports finally resume, hopefully sometime next fall, Fox Lane will unveil the latest gem in its Athletic Department: a 14-foot by 8-foot LED display board in the high school gym.
Head coaches Chris Dossena and Scott Petrillo welcomed 14 seniors when spring track and field practice kicked off in mid-March.
“The news we all probably assumed was coming, has indeed arrived, and we are not going to have a season,” John Jay baseball coach Geoff Curtis wrote to his players. “For our seniors, especially, I am deeply disappointed. And for the underclassmen, and for all of the families, who won’t get t…
John Jay hockey coach Alex Smith, who is retiring this year, knew this time would eventually come, but it still didn’t make it any easier.
What seemed inevitable came to fruition May 1 when Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that schools throughout New York state would remain closed through the end of the 2019-20 academic year, thus ending any hopes for a spring scholastic sports’ season.
Coaching a Division 3 men’s lacrosse program is challenging enough. Now, add in the obstacles from the pandemic sweeping over the country this spring.
With the clock ticking on the spring high school sports’ season, John Jay senior softball player Linn Carbaugh still has hope.
Fox Lane senior pitcher Nick Giattino remains optimistic that his final season of high school baseball can be saved.
As players and coaches wait for a decision on whether or not there will be a spring high school sports season, neither is sitting by idly as the days are scratched off the calendar.
We will not learn if there will be spring high school sports until April 29 at the earliest.
There is Yorktown boys’ lacrosse, Mount Vernon boys’ basketball, maybe even Suffern ice hockey.
It started with a simple Twitter hashtag — #FoxesUp4heroes. That grew into a challenge of skill, strength and wit for the Fox Lane athletic community, and eventually led to a GoFundMe page that is helping the staff at Northern Westchester Hospital.
As John Jay ice hockey coach Alex Smith prepared his team for this past season, he had a good idea of the talent that littered his roster.